Knowing their food was prepared by a local chef isn’t enough for some people when they go out to their favourite restaurants for local cuisine. More and more, restaurant goers want the food on their plate to have come from local farms.
Bank Street is set to get a makeover and it’s long overdue according to those involved in the new projects.
Maria Knapik and Friends presents its annual Benefit Concert for the International Day of the Child at 7:30 p.m. at Dominion-Chalmers United Church, 355 Cooper St. The concert will feature such world-class performers as Maria Knapik (soprano), Julie Nesrallah (mezzo-soprano), James O’Farrell (tenor), and Marc Boucher (baritone) in a program that includes Mozart’s Exultate Jubilate and Vesperae solemnes de confessore and Vivaldi’s Gloria. Conducting Montreal’s World Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir, the Ottawa Classical Choir, and Les Chanteurs de Sainte-Thérèse Choir will be Vasyl Vasylenko from Donetsk, Ukraine. Tickets are available through CD Warehouse (1383 Clyde Ave, 1717 St Laurent Blvd and 499 Terry Fox Dr), The Leading Note (370 Elgin) and are $30 general admission, $20 senior/student, and free for children 12 and under (20 per cent discount available for groups of eight or more). For additional information please call 613-741-5569 or 613-237-4353 or visit www.dcpresentations.com.
When Victor “Lloyd” Clemett signed up with the 93rd Battalion in 1916 he lied about his age. The boy soon sailed across the broad north Atlantic. On the other side he hoped to find – and fight alongside – his three older brothers.